Software Engineer, PostGIS and PostgreSQL

Open position located at the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center supporting the Common Support Services - Weather & NextGen Weather Processor programs.


Date posted

Apr. 3, 2018 12:00 am

Application deadline

June 3, 2018 12:00 am


William J. Hughes FAA Technical Center


  • United States

Job description

Software Engineer, PostGIS and PostgreSQL

Job Description

If you have a software engineering background that includes extensive testing, we have a new system we will be testing and then sustaining that utilizes Oracle, PostGIS and PostgreSQL databases.  Come grow with us as we support the Federal Aviation Administration on a seven year engineering program called TnT. 

  • Provide second level engineering support for the CSS-Wx system (Common Support Services-Weather) and provide support for interface testing with the NWP system (NextGen Weather Processor)
  • Support system development/integration/deployment activities for CSS-Wx
  • Review and comment on system engineering documents, attend system design reviews and meetings to support the program
  • Provide a technical understanding of systems and databases (Oracle, PostGIS/PostgreSQL), networking and computing environments (Linux)
    Develop and manage scripts to assist with database administration in a Linux and Windows environment
  • Participate in system test and key site test activities as a systems and database administrator
  • Troubleshoot database software issues in a virtualized environment
  • Support database test and verification activities
  • Access system attributes and determine errors or suggest operational improvements
  • Develop test plan, organize and execute test procedures, document results and generate test reports
  • Develop dashboard environment on SharePoint for the Team
  • Maintain issues and projects in JIRA tool; knowledge of MS Visio and MS Project desired 

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or a related degree that includes 30 semester hours of a combination of computer science, mathematics and statistics
  • Twelve years of experience in a technical field such as software development, software testing, hardware, etc. (Nine years of experience with a Master's degree)
  • Working experience with Oracle database development and testing
  • Working experience with PostGIS/PostgreSQL
  • Working knowledge with Linux OS and Linux scripting; Windows environment too
  • Jira experience desired as well as SharePoint
  • Any experience with FAA NAS systems, especially weather systems is a plus
  • Ability to pass an FAA background investigation which requires US Citizenship or Permanent Residency

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